Kano State Govt. approves N242m for 2015 pilgrims’s accomodation in Saudi Arabia, says Commissioner

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Kano- Kano State says it has approved over N242 million for the payment of intending pilgrims’ accommodation in Saudi Arabia for the 2015 Hajj.

Commissioner for Information, Hajiya Ladidi Garko, disclosed this at a press conference on the outcome of the State Council meeting in Kano on Sunday.

She said council had also approved over N26 million for the re-imbursement of tuition and other associated fees for 27 state-sponsored students in China.

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council also approved N191.8 million for the settlement of outstanding debt in favour of Kano Distribution Company (KEDCO).

council have also approved N10.6 million for the production of one million seedlings for the year 2015.”

Garko said that N15 million was also approved for extension and reticulation from Kwankwaso Market to Sabon Garin Kwankwaso.

She reiterated government’s determination to develop infrastructure in state as part of the efforts to improve the welfare of the people. (NAN)